This month FHDC gathered with board members and strategic planner Steve Rudman, former Director of Home Forward, to layout the framework for both short and long term organizational priorities. Following the formation of Evolve Workforce Development and Property Management in 2016, it has been a transitional year for FHDC. As the organization explores the true needs of the community as well as building resources to endure the realities of shifting and uncertain funding sources for affordable housing and the organization’s long-term sustainability.
Out of the meeting three priority areas emerged:
- Increase Housing Developing strategies by focusing on high demand areas – where is the need?
- Create a Volunteer based Resident Service Program Pilot project – to support leadership development
- Support Evolve’s growth and autonomy
In 2018, we plan to announce more strategic developments and update on progress around our strategic collaborations, Esperanza Court Rehabilitation, Colonia Unidad groundbreaking and more. Thanks for your support this year!
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